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Review: 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

 

Los Angeles drivers interested in a fuel-efficient car that can comfortably seat up to five passengers should be sure to look into the Avalon Hybrid sedan. The 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid delivers a smooth ride in a quiet, upscale cabin and incorporates plenty of safety and family-friendly technology. Visit Longo Toyota in El Monte for a test drive.

Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has awarded the 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid with a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating*. The Toyota Safety Sense™ P driver-assist suite is included and incorporates lane departure alert with steering assist, a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, automatic high beams, and dynamic radar cruise control. Also standard is a ten-airbag system, blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert, vehicle stability control, traction control, hill start assist, and a backup camera with gridlines. Optional safety features consist of front and rear parking sensors, intelligent clearance sonar with rear cross-traffic braking, adaptive cornering lights, and a surround-view camera.

Performance

The 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid gets its power from a 2.5-liter four-cylinder dynamic force engine paired with two electric motors and a continuously variable automatic transmission. The gas and electric powertrains work in tandem to generate a total system of 215-hp and achieve an estimated 43 mpg on the Los Angeles highways as well as 43 mpg when driving in the cities of Baldwin Park and West Covina. Normal, Sport, Eco, and EV driving modes are included allowing you to customize your driving experience.

Technology

Standard technology features include the Entune™ 3.0 infotainment system with advanced voice recognition, Bluetooth®, Siri® Eyes Free, Apple CarPlay® compatibility, and SiriusXM® satellite radio integrated with a 9.0-inch multimedia touchscreen display. A Wi-Fi hotspot, five USB ports, an eight-speaker sound system, remote keyless entry through the Smart Key System, and remote access to your Avalon Hybrid with Remote Connect are also standard. Optional are navigation, a wireless charging pad, a 10.0-inch color head-up display, and a fourteen-speaker JBL® audio system with Clari-Fi™ technology.

Pricing

Starting at $36,850 MSRP**

* Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).


** MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $975 for cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, Yaris Liftback, 86, Corolla, Corolla iM, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Avalon HV), $1,095 for small/medium trucks, SUV’s and van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,495 for large SUV’s (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,495 for large truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called a “Deliver, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

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